Governor Quinn Surveys Flood Damage Along the Illinois River

    MARSEILLES – April 22, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Governor Pat Quinn continued to survey devastation caused by last week’s heavy rains and flooding, today traveling to Marseilles, Ottawa, North Utica and Morris along the Illinois River. Governor Quinn also added Ogle and Stark counties to his state disaster declaration, bringing the number of counties that can now get expanded access to state emergency resources to 44 and allowing the state to pursue federal relief and support. Marseilles has seen some of the worst damage in the state, including evacuation of more than 60 residents at a nursing home, over 200 voluntary home evacuations and the closure of a 700-student elementary school

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